64.2% Of Sites Use WordPress
WordPress continues to dominate the content management systems (CMS) market and is currently used by 64.2% of websites with a CMS, according to data from W3Techs.com.
Shopify is a distant second for June 2022 and accounts for 6.3% of the CMS market.
Wix, Squarespace, and Joomla are the top five with less than 3.5% market share each.
W3Techs said 33.1% of websites do not use any of the content management systems they monitor.
WordPress is therefore used by 43% of all websites, and 64.2% of those with a recognizable CMS.
WordPress Plans To Continue Working On Security, Stability
WordPress is showing no signs of slowing down and is currently approximately five years into a ten year project that involves rewriting its entire codebase.
In a recent interview, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, Executive Director of WordPress, told SEJ,
“… Next year, like all years on a project like that, will ensure that we are stable and still capable as a CMS as people expect while still moving forward in a newer more modern way to manage your content online. ”
WordPress launched the update version Arturo 6.0 this month and within two weeks, 36.2% of WP sites were updated to it.
Roger Montti reports that WordPress has shared a proposal for a plugin checker that will enhance site security and performance by proactively vetting plugins, as well.
Shopify Enters B2B Marketplace In June Update
Shopify released its Summer ’22 Edition in June, adding over 100 new features for users.
A new feature that is simple and appropriate called “B2B” will connect Shopify Plus merchants with wholesalers and offer integrations with NetSuite, Brightpearl, Acumatica, and more for a more seamless experience.
Check out Brian Frederick’s coverage here to learn more.
Wix publishes a Structured Data Guide For SEO Pros
Wix, in third place for CMS market share this month, released the “Wix Structured Data Guide: How To Use Standard & Custom Markup” in June.
Contributing author Mordy Oberstein, Head of SEO Branding at Wix, shares her comprehensive guide to implementing structured data on Wix here at Search Engine Journal.
“In less than three years, Wix has gone from supporting in small ways through structured data to offering SEO pros and site owners the ability to do almost anything they want with ease, “wrote Oberstein.
He also noted that due to recent updates to the platform, any content elsewhere on the internet about this topic is now outdated.
Check out his guide above to learn more about applying structured data to your Wix site.
Stay tuned for next month’s CMS Market Share Monthly report.
Featured image: Paulo Bobita/Search Engine Journal
Data source: W3Techs.com, Statistics of usage of content management systems, on June 27, 2002.